KMAT 2023 Participating Colleges

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Karnataka Management Aptitude Test, commonly known as the KMAT exam, is an exam conducted by Karnataka Post Graduate Private Colleges Association (KPPGCA) once a year. The exam is conducted to select eligible and qualified candidates for admission to various MBA programmes. KMAT registration for the upcoming exam is expected to begin soon. 

The KMAT exam score is accepted in more than 135 AICTE-approved top business schools in the state of Karnataka. We shall be discussing the participating colleges in this blog. 

Name of the Exam Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT)
Examination Conducting Body Karnataka Post Graduate Private Colleges Association (KPPGCA)
Level of Exam National-level entrance exam
Mode of Application Online
Duration of the Examination 120 minutes (2 hours)
Type of Question Multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Questions 120
Language of the Examination English
Official Website

KMAT List of Participating Colleges

More than 135 top-rated business schools in the state of Karnataka accept the KMAT exam score for admission into various MBA programmes. To prepare and apply for admission into colleges through the KMAT exam, refer to the list of colleges given below for more details.

Sl. No. College Name Location
1 A. J. Institute of Management Mangaluru
2 Acharya Bangaluru B-School Bengaluru
3 Acharya Institute of Technology Bengaluru
4 Adarsh Institute of Management and Information Technology Bengaluru
5 Adichunchanagiri Institute of Technology Chikmagalur
6 Aditya Institute of Management and Research Bengaluru
7 Administrative Management College Bengaluru
8 AIMS Institute Bengaluru
9 Alliance University Bengaluru
10 Allum Karibasappa Institute of Management Ballari
11 Amc Engineering College Bengaluru
12 Anjuman Institute of Technology And Management Bhatkal
13 Annapoorna Institute of Management Research Sankeshwar
14 Aims IBS Business School Bengaluru
15 Atria Institute of Technology Bengaluru
16 AVK Institute of Management Bengaluru
17 B.M.S College of Engineering Bengaluru
18 B.V.V. Sangha’s Institute Of Management Studies Bagalkote
19 Ballari Institute of Technology and Management Ballari
20 Bangalore Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru
21 Bapuji B Schools Davangere
22 Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology Davangere
23 Basaveshwara Engineering College (ATNMS) Bagalkot Bagalkot
24 Bharatesh Education Trust (Global Business School) Belagavi
25 Bhavan’s Priyamvada Birla Institute of Management Mysuru
26 Bheemanna Khandre Institute of Technology Bidar
27 BLDE Associations AS Patil College of Commerce Vijayapur
28 BNM Institute of Technology Bengaluru
29 Brindavan College Bengaluru
30 Channabasaveshwara Institute of Technology Tumakuru
31 Chetan Business School Institute of Management and Research Unkal Hubli
32 City College Bengaluru
33 College of Business Management and Commerce- Srinivas University Mangaluru
34 Community Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru
35 Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology and Management Bengaluru
36 Dayananda Sagar College of Arts, Science and Commerce Bengaluru
37 Don Bosco Institute of Bio-Sciences and Management Studies Bengaluru
38 Don Bosco Institute Of Technology Bengaluru
39 Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade Institute of Management Studies and Research Dharwad
40 Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru
41 East West College of Management Bengaluru
42 East West Institute of Technology Bengaluru
43 Faculty of Business Studies- Sharnbasva University Kalaburgi
44 GIBS B School Bengaluru
45 Global Academy of Technology Bengaluru
46 Global Business School Hubali
47 Global Institute of Management Sciences Bengaluru
48 Gsss Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women Mysuru
49 GT Institute of Management Studies and Research Bengaluru
50 Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College Bidar
51 Gitam School of Business Bengaluru
52 Haranahalli Ramaswamy Institute of Higher Education Hassan
52 HKBK College of Engineering Bengaluru
53 International School of Management Excellence Bengaluru
54 IBMR Institute of Business Management and Research Hubli
55 Institute of Health Management Research Bengaluru
56 IFIM Business School Bengaluru
57 Indian Academy School of MGT Studies Bengaluru
58 Indian Institute of Plantation Management Bengaluru
59 Institute of Excellence in Management Science Hubli
60 Institute of Management Education and Research Belgavi
61 International Academy of Management and Entrepreneurship Bengaluru
62 International Institute of Business Studies Bengaluru
63 ISBR Business School Bengaluru
64 Jain College of Engineering Belagavi
65 Jain University Bengaluru
66 Jawaharlal Nehru College of Engineering Shimoga
67 Jnana Vikas Institute of Technology Bidadi
68 Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous Bengaluru
69 K.L.E. College of Engineering and Technology Belgaum
70 K.L.E. Society’s Institute of Management Studies and Research Hubballi
71 K.S. School of Engineering and Management Bengaluru
72 Kalpataru Institute of Technology Tiptur
73 Karnataka College of Management Bengaluru
74 KLS Gogte Institute of Technology Belagavi
75 Koshys Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru
76 Kristu Jayanthi College of Management and Technology Bengaluru
77 Krupanidhi Group of Institutions Bengaluru
78 Lingaraj Appa Engineering College Bidar
79 Lorven St.Xavier’s College Bengaluru
80 Management Academy for Digital Economy in India Bengaluru
81 MQI College of Management Bengaluru
82 M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences Bengaluru
83 M.P Birla Institute of Management Bengaluru
84 M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bengaluru
85 Mount Carmel College Bengaluru
86 Manel Srinivas Nayak Institute Of Management (MSNIM) Mangaluru
87 MVJ College of Engineering Bengaluru
88 Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology Bengaluru
89 New Horizon College of Engineering Bengaluru
90 Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology Bengaluru
91 NSB Academy Bengaluru
92 One School of Business Bengaluru
93 Oxbridge Business School Bengaluru
94 P.A College of Engineering Mangaluru
95 Padma Shree Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru
96 Patel Institute of Science and Management Bengaluru
97 PES Institute of Technology and Management Shivamoga
98 Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Education Centre Mysuru
99 Poorna Prajna Institute of Management Udupi
100 Presidency College Bengaluru
101 Presidency University Bengaluru
102 Proudhadevaraya Institute of Technology Hosapete
103 Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru
104 R.V. College of Engineering Bengaluru
105 R.V. Institute of Management Bengaluru
106 Rajarajeshwari College of Engineering Bengaluru
107 RJS Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru
108 RNS Institute of Technology Bengaluru
109 R.R. Institute of Advanced Studies Bengaluru
110 S.J.C. Institute of Technology Chick Ballapur
111 Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management Mangaluru
112 Sai Vidya Institute of Technology Bengaluru
113 Sambhram Academy of Management Studies Bengaluru
114 SB College of Management Studies Bengaluru
115 Secab Institute of Engineering and Technology Vijayapura
116 Seshadripuram Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru
117 Shree Devi Institute of Technology Mangaluru
118 Shri Dhamashala Manjunateshwara College of Business Management Mangaluru
119 Siddaganga Institute of Technology Tumakuru
120 Sindhi College Bengaluru
121 Sir M. Visveshwaraya Institute of Technology Bengaluru
122 SJES College of Management Studies Bengaluru
123 Soundarya Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru
124 South East Asian Education Trust Bengaluru
125 Sri Gokula College of Arts, Science and Management Studies Kolar
126 Sri Siddartha Institute of Management Studies Tumakuru
127 Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering Bengaluru
128 Srinivas Institute of Technology Dakshina Kannada
129 St. Agnes College (Autonomous) Mangaluru
130 St. Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology Mangaluru
131 St. Francis College Bengaluru
132 St. Joseph Engineering College Dakshina Kannada
133 Surana College Bengaluru
134 SVR College of Commerce and Management Studies Bengaluru
135 T. John Group of Institutions Bengaluru
136 The Oxford College of Business Management Bengaluru
137 The Oxford College of Engineering Bengaluru
138 Veerappa Nisty Engineering College Yadgir
139 Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology Mysuru
140 Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering Mysuru
141 Vivekananda Institute of Management Bengaluru

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How many colleges/universities accept the score of the KMAT exam?

A total of more than 135 top business schools accept the KMAT exam score for admission to the various MBA programmes.

Do all the participating colleges in the KMAT exam have the same cut-off?

No, all the participating colleges do not have the same cut-off in the KMAT exam. All the colleges release their respective cut-offs for the next rounds of the admission procedure.

What are the next stages of admission after the KMAT exam?

The participating colleges will release their respective cut-offs and subsequently, call selected candidates for group discussion and later personal interviews.

Every year thousands of candidates appear for the KMAT exam to get admitted to various AICTE-approved colleges/universities for MBA programmes. To help students know well about the colleges/universities, we have provided the list of the colleges in this blog to help them prepare accordingly and ace the exam with a strategic approach. We hope candidates find it helpful and help them get admission to their desired college.

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